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The Fortescue Inn

Union Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BZ, England
+44 1548 842868
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pie” (24 reviews)
“pizza” (54 reviews)
“chowder” (12 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Hours
Pizza, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Union Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BZ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed her for a couple of nights with the dog. The Garden room was perfect for what we needed! Crisp bedlinen, spotlessly clean with breakfasts and evening meals to die for! One thing that sets the Fortesque apart from the Victoria Inn is that...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank froggyface
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was treated to lunch at the Fortescue Inn on a mid-week late autumn day. It was reasonably busy, but we easily found a table. I had a pint of Salcombe Gold which was utterly superb - a really fabulous ale! For lunch we both...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great evening meal in the restaurant. Very good sea bass in a lovely rich bisque. Nice lounge bar and great location

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mattyb04
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

We popped in here for lunch and were delighted to find a bargain £5/6 lunch menu. There were a range of options but I had the fish and chips and it was perfect. All the staff were friendly but the lady behind the bar with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Travelling_foodie198
Reviewed November 8, 2018

The team were really friendly and helpful when I wanted to get a takeaway pizza (despite having a decent number of people already eating in). If you get in to your holiday lodgings late and don't feel like cooking or eating out I highly recommend...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GemmmaS108
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Excellent watering hole with great selection of food plus a sports bar. Have eaten there many times over the years. It has take away as well as accommodation.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rogersthedodger
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Great beer and gin choices. Shows sport without spoiling the atmosphere.. Mix of tourists and friendly locals. Lovely staff. Lovely food

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank suecaddy523
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. Room was very comfortable spotlessly clean and had everything you would need.. had breakfast both mornings again could not fault it. Service was excellent will be returning.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rkingfisher
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Big birthday milestone for my Dad this year so me and my sister decided to treat both our parents to something special do we paid for a weekend away and a trip to the Salcombe distillery. They opted to stay at the Fortescue a nd...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paul M
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Second visit with someone who lives in the town. Second great visit. Previously had a steak and Stilton pie, which was clearly homemade and the best I had eaten. Very good. Had the gammon “special” this time. This was as you would expect. Not amazing...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ByronF312
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Jane H
January 16, 2018|
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Response from DAVID E | Reviewed this property |
We were given a free PARKING VOUCHER for a nearby Car Park.
Allan B
September 18, 2017|
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Response from David M | Property representative |
Hi, yes most of the rooms are dog friendly Best regards David
March 27, 2017|
Response from Ben H |
Hi yes we do and we would always advise booking especially during the school holidays Best regards David
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Union Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Salcombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 842868
  • E-mail
Pub with rooms serving fresh local food both inside and out,excellent hand made pizza, particularly busy during the summer months
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